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Description: In English. IRQR is an international, non for profit, queer human rights organization based in Toronto, Canada. We help Iranian gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered refugees all over the world. We help when Iranian queers are threatened with deportation back to Iran. We also assist Iranian queers in obtaining asylum in friendly countries. When Iranian queer people flee persecution in Iran, they generally go to Turkey. The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) interviews these refugees and decides whether their case for asylum is valid. If they are granted asylum status, the UNHCR finds a new country for each person on base of their profile. IRQR helps these refugees through the process and, whenever possible, provides funds for safe houses from donations, since Turkey is also a homophobic and transphobic society and queer people are not physically safe there either. The website includes related news materials and a variety of resources for individuals in need of information regarding their rights.
Videos: 18 Videos Captured
Description: In English and Persian. Website with news articles on Emad Baghi, an Iranian journalist, who was arrested and imprisoned in 2007 for documenting and publicizing human rights violations. Site run by Mr. Baghi's friends and family. Contains articles on his condition.
Subject: laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners, civil and political rights--freedom of the press, advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists, laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform
Description: In Farsi and English. The Change for Equality campaign is designed to connect Iranian women activists and strengthen their efforts for legal recognition of gender equality in Iran. The site contains interviews of leading activists, news coverage, support for activists jailed or persecuted in other ways and analysis of important steps in legal reform.
Videos: 75 Videos Captured
Description: In Farsi, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Arabic. Contains articles and reports on frequent government blocking of organization's web content as well as that of other women's rights organizations in Iran. New URL for http://www.change4equality.info/.
Videos: 68 Videos Captured
Subject: civil and political rights--women's rights, civil and political rights--discrimination, gender, laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--detention, laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation, laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct
Group: Change for Equality
Creator: Change for Equality
Publisher: Change for Equality
Coverage: Asia--Iran , Middle East
Collector: UT Libraries
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